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Polar Bear Is Made a Protected Species

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The New York Times
By FELICITY BARRINGER
Published: May 15, 2008

The polar bear, whose summertime Arctic hunting grounds have been greatly reduced by a warming climate, will be placed under the protection of the Endangered Species Act, Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne announced on Wednesday.

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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/15/us/15polar.html?th&emc=th

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